Palmer Ranch

This beautiful community offers something for everyone, from its rich history and culture to its stunning natural scenery.

Welcome to Palmer Ranch


A lovely community with luxury amenities and tropical splendor

If you're thinking about making a move to sunny Florida, Palmer Ranch is worth considering. This beautiful community offers something for everyone, from its rich history and culture to its stunning natural scenery. Palmer Ranch was originally founded by Bertha Palmer, one of the first female developers in the United States. Mrs. Palmer was known for her love of art and culture, and she helped put Palmer Ranch on the map as a destination for those seeking an upscale lifestyle. Today, Palmer Ranch is still known for its luxury homes and world-class amenities. And of course, let's not forget the thriving real estate market! Palmer Ranch has it all, whether you're looking for your forever home or a vacation getaway. 

What to Love

  • Beautiful homes
  • Mature landscaping
  • Stunning lakes, flowers, and tropical birds
  • Siesta Key Beach

Local Lifestyle


Palmer Ranch is known for its gorgeous beaches and lush landscaping. The residents are a friendly and welcoming bunch, and they love to spend time outdoors. In addition to enjoying the beaches and parks, residents also have access to great shopping and dining options. There are many different types of homes available in Palmer Ranch, so there is sure to be something to fit every lifestyle. Palmer Ranch has it all, whether you're looking for a luxurious estate or a cozy cottage. If you're looking for an active and vibrant community, Palmer Ranch is the perfect place.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


Looking for a great place to eat in Palmer Ranch? You've got plenty of options! Gecko's Grill & Pub is a local favorite, known for its delicious burgers and cold beer. Or try Cafe Barbosso for a warm and rustic dining experience – the Italian food is to die for! If you're in the mood for authentic, homemade pizza, Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria is the spot for you. Meanwhile, Chianti Ristorante is perfect if you're looking for a romantic evening out. Last but not least, Roessler's Restaurant is a great choice if you're looking for an upscale dining experience besides a verdant garden. No matter what you're in the mood for, Palmer Ranch has something to offer!

Palmer Ranch is known for its vibrant bar scene. Whether you're looking for a cozy spot to grab a pint or a lively place to dance the night away, you'll find it here. Origin Cafe is a popular local bar and restaurant that offers a rotating selection of seasonal beers. Calusa Brewing is another great option for craft beer lovers, with an impressive array of IPAs and stouts. For a sports bar atmosphere, head over to Tap 72. This neighborhood favorite serves up traditional pub fare and a wide selection of bourbons and whiskies. No matter your scene, you're sure to find a place to enjoy Palmer Ranch's nightlife.

As for shopping, the Plaza at Palmer Ranch is the town’s commercial hub. The center hosts independent businesses and national retailers. Anyone interested in making clothes will love Sew Worth It, a locally-owned fabric and sewing shop.

Things to Do


There are plenty of exciting things to do at Palmer Ranch. If you like getting out and exploring nature, you'll love Legacy Trail. This 12-mile linear park is perfect for walking, biking, and rollerblading. Potter Park is another great option for outdoor fun. This 37-acre nature park features hiking trails, a playground, and a scenic pond. Selby Aquatic Center is the place to go for those who prefer the pool to the beach. The space has an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a small waterpark for the kids. TPC Prestancia is a world-class golf club that features two 18-hole championship courses. 



Palmer Ranch is served by Sarasota County Schools.


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